(Phoenix, Ariz. - Oct. 20, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that he has approved new rules drafted by the Arizona Corporation Commission that will require utilities to conduct periodic planning of their fuel resource mix and report to the Commission on how they will safely and reliably meet the resource needs of the state.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - Oct. 29, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a $1.15 million settlement with Home Loan Center, Inc. over allegedly deceptive advertising of payment option adjustable rate mortgage loans (“POAs”).
(Phoenix, Ariz. - Oct. 29, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced indictments in two major cases of criminal fraud.
Gevorg Melkonyan, 23, of Glendale, and Elina Arutyunova, 44, of Phoenix, were indicted on multiple charges that include fraud, theft, money laundering and aggravated identity theft. They are accused of submitting fraudulent health insurance claims under the name of a Scottsdale doctor, who had nothing to do with the claims.
(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Oct. 28, 2010) After traveling the Arizona border with local law enforcement officials, Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced new efforts to stop the Mexican drug cartels' active recruitment of American citizens, and especially teenagers, to join their ranks.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - October 26, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictments of Anthony Zandonatti and Andrew Silverstein, both 33 of Tucson, on multiple criminal charges including conspiracy, fraud, theft, money laundering, and illegally conducting an enterprise.
(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Oct. 25, 2010) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard this evening announced that his office has filed an appeal with the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit of this afternoon's decision by U.S. District Court Judge Roslyn Silver's order staying the execution of convicted murderer and former prison escapee Jeffrey Landrigan.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 25, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Damian Andre, 36, of Camp Verde, has been sentenced by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Daniel Martin to one year in county jail on fraud charges.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 21, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today filed his final written argument in the State’s defense of the 2008 challenge to the State’s employer sanctions law.
The brief argues that the U.S. Supreme Court should uphold Arizona’s law, known as the Legal Arizona Workers Act, because Congress has specifically allowed states to impose “licensing and other similar sanctions” on employers who knowingly hire illegal workers.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 21, 2010) In the wake of several highly-publicized tragedies caused by cyber-bullying, Attorney General Terry Goddard today called upon parents, family members, teachers and administrators to take increased measures to protect Arizona’s children.
“I am deeply saddened by news of the deaths of several young people across the nation as a result of cyber-bullying,” Goddard said. “As the father of an 11-year-old son, these tragedies hit especially close to home.”